Sort Posts by:

MCHS Robotics team hosting first–ever cycling fundraiser

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Robotics Team is hosting its first annual cycling fundraiser, RoboRide 2014, on April 26, at 9a.m. It’s $40 ahead of time to sign up for the event. According to Robotics Team Press Release, the RoboRide

West Washington development gathering momentum

By Nick Nunn staff writer Madison Planning Director Monica Callahan stated that engineering plans are ongoing for the Anchorage, a planned 34-unit residential development in the West Washington Street Gateway, which is part of the Downtown Development Authority’s (DDA) Urban Redevelopment Area. According to Downtown Urban Redevelopment

County–funded veteran referral service has reached 250 vets

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County Board of Commissioners (BOC) funds a Veteran’s Information Referral Office to guide local veterans through the process of enrolling in the Veterans of America (VA) System, free of cost. Scott Sellers, a Vietnam veteran, founded the Veteran’s Information

DDA considers parking plan for West Washington

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) of Madison looked at looked at possible parking plans for the area between Star Drug at 150 West Washington and the former Madison Hardware & Supply at 174 West Washington during their annual retreat and planning session

DDA projects five–year budget numbers at retreat

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Downtown Development Authority of Madison held its annual retreat and planning session last Thursday, March 6. At the meeting, the members looked at a working budget for the next five fiscal years, which showed that the authority will net approximately $40,000

Madison Artists Guild hosts Mardi Gras gathering

Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Madison Artists Guild hosted a Mardi Gras event on March 7 to kick off their new monthly series of community events. On the first Friday of every month, the Artists Guild will host a gathering open to the community. “We were

Morgan Memorial Hospital hosts quarterly Community Education Course

  By Nick Nunn staff writer Morgan Memorial Hospital (MMH) hosted their quarterly Community Education Course on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) last Thursday, March 6. Participants earn Heartsaver First Aid and CPR Certification credentials during the four-hour course, which costs $40 per participant. “Educating our community on how

Morgan County BOE purchases four AEDs with Conrads Family grant

By Nick Nunn staff writer Four new automated external defibrillators were unpacked at the Morgan County Board of Education (BOE) office last Thursday, March 6. The AED were purchased with a portion of a $10,000 grant that the school received from the Conrads Family Foundation Fund, a

Darling Deutzias: Great Shrubs

By Stephanie Hudak, Columnist Darling Deutzias. Okay, maybe I stretched it a bit with the title, but deutzias are a great shrub that isn’t used enough in the landscape. They come in a variety of sizes, shapes and colors with the added attraction of being deer resistant

Taste of Madison!! You don’t want to miss it!